Period
to 19 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for VPN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VPN over the 6 months to 19 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 110 102 118
Rank change year-on-year -8 +16 -1
Permanent jobs citing VPN 19 36 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.22% 2.43% 1.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.88% 12.20% 9.34%
Number of salaries quoted 15 29 43
Gloucestershire median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -8.43% +31.75%
10th Percentile £31,000 £22,450 £21,250
90th Percentile £71,500 £55,500 £60,000
South West median annual salary £39,000 £37,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year +5.41% +12.12% -9.59%

VPN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Gloucestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 214 295 482
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 13.70% 19.89% 21.36%
Number of salaries quoted 160 245 398
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £21,925 £29,500 £27,875
90th Percentile £63,875 £63,500 £65,375
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings citing VPN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Gloucestershire

VPN
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPN in Gloucestershire.

Salary trend for VPN in Gloucestershire

VPN
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

Salary histogram for VPN in Gloucestershire

VPN
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham +8 8 £37,500 +25.00% 3
Gloucester -2 1 £40,000 +77.78% 2
VPN
South West

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, IT jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for VPN.

1 17 (89.47%) Cisco
2 13 (68.42%) C
2 13 (68.42%) Firewall
2 13 (68.42%) Security Cleared
3 12 (63.16%) DV Cleared
4 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (42.11%) VMware
4 8 (42.11%) Ethernet
5 7 (36.84%) DHCP
5 7 (36.84%) Windows
5 7 (36.84%) DNS
5 7 (36.84%) IPsec
5 7 (36.84%) Data Centre
6 6 (31.58%) Dell
7 5 (26.32%) MPLS
7 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
7 5 (26.32%) VLAN
7 5 (26.32%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (21.05%) PKI
8 4 (21.05%) Network Management
8 4 (21.05%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
8 4 (21.05%) HP
8 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
8 4 (21.05%) VoIP
9 3 (15.79%) ITIL
9 3 (15.79%) LAN
9 3 (15.79%) Linux

VPN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) Moodle
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (68.42%) Firewall
2 8 (42.11%) Ethernet
3 7 (36.84%) DHCP
3 7 (36.84%) DNS
3 7 (36.84%) IPsec
4 5 (26.32%) MPLS
4 5 (26.32%) VLAN
5 4 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (21.05%) VoIP
6 3 (15.79%) BGP
6 3 (15.79%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (15.79%) LAN
6 3 (15.79%) Network Security
6 3 (15.79%) OSPF
7 2 (10.53%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (10.53%) FTP
7 2 (10.53%) RSVP
7 2 (10.53%) SSH
7 2 (10.53%) Wireless
8 1 (5.26%) HTTP
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Network Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Security Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Service Desk Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Test Leader
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) IT Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Juniper Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) LAN Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) 802.1X
1 1 (5.26%) CGI
1 1 (5.26%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Data Centre
2 4 (21.05%) PKI
3 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (15.79%) Replication
4 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
4 1 (5.26%) Fintech
4 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
4 1 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (5.26%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (10.53%) CentOS
3 2 (10.53%) Ubuntu
4 1 (5.26%) Android
4 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.26%) Debian
4 1 (5.26%) Kali Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (21.05%) Network Management
2 4 (21.05%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (15.79%) Change Management
3 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
3 3 (15.79%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 3 (15.79%) ITIL
3 3 (15.79%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (15.79%) Network Design
3 3 (15.79%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (15.79%) SDLC
3 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
3 3 (15.79%) Test Planning
3 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Change Control
4 1 (5.26%) Information Security
4 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.26%) Validation
4 1 (5.26%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) C
2 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.26%) C++
2 1 (5.26%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (68.42%) Security Cleared
2 12 (63.16%) DV Cleared
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (15.79%) CCNA
4 3 (15.79%) CCNP
5 1 (5.26%) Degree
5 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
3 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
3 3 (15.79%) pfSense
3 3 (15.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) FortiGate
1 1 (5.26%) Nessus
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (89.47%) Cisco
2 8 (42.11%) VMware
3 6 (31.58%) Dell
4 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
5 4 (21.05%) HP
6 3 (15.79%) F5
6 3 (15.79%) Juniper
6 3 (15.79%) Kaseya
6 3 (15.79%) SolarWinds
6 3 (15.79%) Splunk
6 3 (15.79%) Veeam
7 1 (5.26%) Apple
7 1 (5.26%) Qualys
7 1 (5.26%) Radware